Posts Tagged ‘ guest workers ’

The Bane of the Cheap Labor Lobby

It turns out that a convergence of factors is forcing the mainstream media’s favorite martyrs to raise wage rates beyond subsistence levels. It’s bad enough that our nation’s put-upon farmers have to pay their imported peons a reasonable wage, but now they’re being forced to hire American teenagers! Have you ever heard of such...
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NY ICE Standing Up For American Workers

NY ICE Standing Up For American Workers

    The breadth of support enjoyed by BALA in its March for Jobs and equitable treatment of American workers can be seen in the lengths to which so many patriotic citizens traveled in order to attend this rally. From South Central  Los Angeles to the tip of New England, angry Americans of divergent...
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Debating Amnesty

Debating Amnesty

Update: The full seven hour-long hearing is now online! Watch it here!  My live-tweet of the first part of today’s immigration hearings is online!  
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The Department of Homeland Surrender

    One of the themes we’ve tried to impress upon our audience over the past three years is the multidimensional nature of immigration. It’s not simply a single issue among a panoply of issues that animate the cut and thrust of politics. It encompasses everything from economics to culture, including crime, education, health...
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Stapling A Pink Slip To Every American’s Birth Certificate

Stapling A Pink Slip To Every American’s Birth Certificate

The Republican Party platform-which, those of you with some time on your hands, can view here-is, like most collectively assembled group mission statements, an unwieldy document. However, the stance its drafters have taken on immigration should be noted, if for no other reason than to acknowledge how the GOP’s most influential power-brokers view one...
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The Endorsement Primary

The Endorsement Primary

The potential upside and possible drawbacks of a Rick Santorum nomination-even as that scenario recedes further into the distance-have been explored on this website several times since the beginning of what already seems like an interminable primary season. Formerly thought of as a politician with a relatively weak record on immigration issues-who previously supported both bracero...
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An Open Debate About Open Borders

An Open Debate About Open Borders

One of the most persistent divides between traditional conservatives and their libertarian/anarcho-capitalist counterparts involves a fundamental philosophical disagreement about immigration. While most conservatives view immigration primarily through the lens of preserving American culture by only accepting those immigrants who are assimilable and will tangibly benefit our society in the future, a view expressed repeatedly...
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The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

Our last Rattle of 2011 runs the gamut, all the way from an immigration enforcement success in Pennsylvania to a disappointing judicial setback in South Carolina. However, we begin the final roundup of the year with a must-read essay in The American Conservative by W. James Antle III. It looks at the immigration scorecard...
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Republican Presidential Debate (Pepper Them With Questions)

Our good friend William Gheen has some suggestions for concerned voters who want to see the issues of immigration and border control feature prominently at Wednesday’s CNBC-hosted Republican Presidential debate. Here they are, courtesy of ALIPAC, but feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments below.
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The Road To The White House


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